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SPCH 2052 - VIEW COURSE PROPOSAL – NEW COURSE

 

 

 

Approvals Received:

Department
on 10-14-04
by Jayne Hacker
(hackerje@umn.edu)

Curriculum Committee
on 10-26-04
by Karen Van Horn
(vanhornk@umn.edu)

Approvals Pending:

Curriculum Committee > Campus Assembly > Catalog

Effective Status:

Active

Effective Term:

1073 - Spring 2007

Course:

SPCH 2052

Institution:

UMNMO - Morris

Career:

UGRD

College:

MDHU - UMM-Humanities, Div of

Department:

233 - UMM-Humanities, Div of-Adm

 

General

Course Title Short:

Legal Advocacy

Course Title Long:

Legal Advocacy: Speaking in Appellate Forensic Situations

Max-Min Credits
for Course
:

4.0 to 4.0 credit(s)

Catalog
Description
:

Detailed study of the theory and practice of speaking in legal settings. Students will prepare and present appellate argument. The final presentation will be before a mock Supreme Court.

Additional Course
Information
(for catalog
production):

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Grading Basis:

Stdnt Opt

Honors Course:

No

Delivery Mode(s):

Classroom

Years most
frequently offered
:

Odd years only

Term(s) most
frequently offered
:

Spring

Component 1:

LEC (no final exam)

Auto-Enroll
Course
:

No

Graded
Component
:

LEC

Academic
Progress Units
:

Not allowed to bypass limits.
4.0 credit(s)

Financial Aid
Progress Units
:

Not allowed to bypass limits.
4.0 credit(s)

Repetition of
Course
:

Repetition not allowed.

Course
Prerequisites
for Catalog
:

<no text provided>

Course
Equivalency
:

No course equivalencies

Consent
Requirement
:

No required consent

Enforced
Prerequisites
:
(course-based or
non-course-based)

No prerequisites

Editor Comments:

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Proposal Changes:

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History Information:

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Assessment
and Goals
:

Assessment: Students will be asked to complete an objective exam; give speeches arguing both sides of an assigned case; produce an extended argument before a mock Supreme Court composed of class members. Goals: Students will demonstrate control of the principles of public speaking within the legal environment; students will produce an effective delivered appellate argument.

Rationale for
Changes or
Exceptions
:

THIS COURSE MEETS THE PARTICULAR INTERESTS OF THOSE STUDENTS INTENDING TO ATTEND LAW SCHOOL AND OTHERS IN POLITICAL SCIENCE. THIS COURSE GIVES STUDENTS THE OPPORTUNITY TO SPEAK IN A SITUATION NOT GENERALLY OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

 

General Education

Faculty
Sponsor Name
:

Mary Elizabeth Bezanson

Requirement
this course fulfills
:

E/CR - E/CR Ethical & Civic Responsibility

 

Provisional
Approval:

No

Regular
Approval:

Yes; date: Oct 14, 2004